StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Poldark | Final Season | MASTERPIECE

8 hours ago
Courtesy of Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sundays, Sep. 30-Nov. 18, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Poldark returns! The newest and final season of Poldark is back on WKAR Sunday nights.

Anne of Green Gables | PBS Special

Sep 14, 2018
Courtesy of Breakthrough Entertainment / @ 2015 Gables Productions Inc. / GABLES PRODUCTIONS INC.

Sun., Sep. 23, 7:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A new adaption of Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic novel tells the story of Anne Shirley.

The Amazing Human Body | PBS Special

Sep 13, 2018
Courtesy / PBS

Wed., Sep. 19, 8pm on WKAR - HD 23.1 | The human body is the most sophisticated organism on Earth, yet much about it remains a mystery. 

The Great American Read Returns!| PBS

Sep 11, 2018
The Great American Read buttons and books
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Tuesdays, Sep. 11-Oct. 23, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Great American Read explores the power and joy of reading through the lens of America's 100 best-loved novels as voted on by the public. 

The Miniaturist | MASTERPIECE

Sep 11, 2018
main cast
Courtesy of The Forge/Laurence Cendrowicz / BBC and MASTERPIECE

Sundays, Sep. 9-24, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See what happens when a teen bride's new husband gives her an extraordinary wedding gift.

portrait: Jonathan Capehart
Credit Billy Graves

America On the Line is a new Monday-Thursday call-in designed to bring Americans together for a national conversation during the lead-up to the midterm elections. The program comes to WKAR NewsTalk on Monday, September 10 at 10pm.

Current Sports with Al Martin
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Fri. Aug. 31, 5pm-6pm at ComArtSci South Patio.  LISTEN at wkar.org, WATCH at WKAR News Facebook | Join host Al Martin as Current Sports broadcasts LIVE from MSU Campus before the first 2018 MSU home football game! 

Betty White old and young
Courtesy of Pioneers of Television Archives / PBS

Sun. Aug. 19, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  Celebrate the beloved star’s 80th anniversary in show business with this warm look at her life and career! Watch and call for special offers or GIVE NOW HERE.

TV Specials for the Mind and Body

Aug 11, 2018
Dr. Rudy Tanzi And Dr. Deepak Chopra
Courtesy of Inky Dinky Worldwide / PBS

Enjoy more WKAR TV Specials featuring topics on the mind and body! Watch and call for special offers or GIVE NOW HERE.

Stage and fireworks
Courtesy of Terry Linke / PBS

Fri. Aug. 17, 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic's annual open-air concert from Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace.

Sue Perkins, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and Mel Giedroyc
Courtesy of © Love Productions, worldwide, all media in perpetuity / pbs

Fridays, August 3 - 17, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The delectable baking competition that has grown into a beloved international phenomenon, returns for a fifth season on WKAR!

Wonders of Mexico | Summer of Adventure

Aug 3, 2018
Mexico tree in cave
Courtesy of Richard Kirby

Wednesdays, August 1 - 15, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Travel south along Mexico's mountain spine, explore the tropical forests of the Maya and journey across the deserts of Northern Mexico to discover its amazing wildlife and culture. 

The Outback | Summer of Adventure

Aug 3, 2018
two men and one boy on a fence
Courtesy of Northern Pictures

Wednesdays,  August 1 - 15, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Over the course of a year, journey with the people and animals of Australia's Kimberley region in North West Australia: a vast, rugged and remote wilderness, bursting with character.

Off the Record - Live - Tim Skubick portrait
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

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Fri. Jul. 6, 8am - Livestream and Facebook | Michigan Republican candidates for U.S. Senate Sandy Pensler and John James meet for a debate on public television's Off the Record

Kingdoms of the Sky | Summer of Adventure

Jul 5, 2018
Bighorn Sheep fight over mates in Wyoming.
Courtesy of BBC/Lydia Baines / PBS

Wednesdays Jul. 11 - 25, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A landmark three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC.

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